This course is intended to provide participants with information on how to support children with cochlear implants in everyday life including the child's home and educational environment. Information on the recent advancements in technology and how these relate to the improvement of outcomes in children with cochlear implants will also be discussed.
Course created on December 16, 2009
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to list the benefits of the Harmony HiResolution Bionic Ear System for children
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to describe the latest research findings on bilateral cochlear implants
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to list the resources available through Advanced Bionics for supporting children in the classroom and at home
- Upon completing this course learners will be able to explain outcomes and benefits seen with children who are implanted with a cochlear implant
|0-5 Minutes||Welcome and opening remarks|
|5-15 Minutes||Introduction and Overview|
|15-45 Minutes||Instruction on CI technology and resources for children|
|45-60 Minutes||Summary, closing remarks and questions|
Carissa Moeggenberg, M.A., CCC-A
Carissa Moeggenberg completed both a Bachelor's of Science (1991) and a Master's of Audiology (1992) from Central Michigan University. Upon completing these degrees she joined the University of Michigan's Cochlear Implant team where she served as a pediatric audiologist for over 10 years. Following her passion for cochlear implants and rehabilitation of children and adults with a severe to profound hearing loss she joined Advanced Bionics in 2002. Presently she is the Manager of Rehab Programs and in that role develops the aural rehabilitative education programs and resources provided by Advanced Bionics. She is also working on her Doctorate of Audiology degree through Central Michigan University's Distance Learning Program. Carissa has co-authored several publications on cochlear implantation and has presented nationally on cochlear implantation and aural rehabilitation. She lives in Michigan with her husband and 2 children.
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